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This was my 10th cruise, the first with Norwegian. It was a very good trip in my opinion. The cabin was 9626 and we had a great steward but she was about to go home on vacation and returning to a different ship. The main dining room I felt was fair at best and we never got out of there in under 2 hours. We arrived@ 5:30 each night. The strip steak was about 1 /4" thick. Not what I think of as a strip steak. From what I heard from other cruise lines from fellow fliers on the flight home this is what is to be the norm now from all lines. I had some friends in my group that ate at Tepinyaki's which they each paid $25 extra for and said it was worth every penny to spend the extra$$. In Cozumel I parasailed with a couple of friends which we bartered the price down to$55 each, which we could have gone one or two at a time. The choice was ours. In Belize we had a ship planned excursion planned to go snorkeling which was cancelled due to rough waters. I booked a trip in the terminal at Belize to see the Howler monkeys. It was a great excursion. In Roatan I did a ship planned excursion which was kayaking and snorkeling on the west end. The excursion was amazing but didn't get any pics due to having our bags and possessions locked in a locker when we were in the ocean. We had lunch provided at the Cannibal cafe which consisted of quesadillas, chips and salsa and fresh fruit. In Costa Maya the weather was supposed to be 85 degrees and was about 60 instead so everyone was chilled even the locals which was good for making deals. I got a bus ride to town about 4 or 5 miles away which was a beach lined with bars and stalls with ppl selling their wares. It was a wonderful trip overall. I would probably eat at the buffet for dinner the next time. I liked the food there ok. It had a pretty good variety of good.

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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review by positivecruiser

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This was my 10th cruise, the first with Norwegian. It was a very good trip in my opinion. The cabin was 9626 and we had a great steward but she was about to go home on vacation and returning to a different ship. The main dining room I felt was fair at best and we never got out of there in under 2 hours. We arrived@ 5:30 each night. The strip steak was about 1 /4" thick. Not what I think of as a strip steak. From what I heard from other cruise lines from fellow fliers on the flight home this is what is to be the norm now from all lines. I had some friends in my group that ate at Tepinyaki's which they each paid $25 extra for and said it was worth every penny to spend the extra$$.
In Cozumel I parasailed with a couple of friends which we bartered the price down to$55 each, which we could have gone one or two at a time. The choice was ours. In Belize we had a ship planned excursion planned to go snorkeling which was cancelled due to rough waters. I booked a trip in the terminal at Belize to see the Howler monkeys. It was a great excursion. In Roatan I did a ship planned excursion which was kayaking and snorkeling on the west end. The excursion was amazing but didn't get any pics due to having our bags and possessions locked in a locker when we were in the ocean. We had lunch provided at the Cannibal cafe which consisted of quesadillas, chips and salsa and fresh fruit. In Costa Maya the weather was supposed to be 85 degrees and was about 60 instead so everyone was chilled even the locals which was good for making deals. I got a bus ride to town about 4 or 5 miles away which was a beach lined with bars and stalls with ppl selling their wares. It was a wonderful trip overall. I would probably eat at the buffet for dinner the next time. I liked the food there ok. It had a pretty good variety of good.
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Cabin 9626
The cabin seemed smaller than on other cruises that I've been on as well as the balcony. I had requested 2 beds and they were pushed together. Overall I had the best room steward ever and it was always clean. The.large suitcases slid under the bed just fine to allow for more room.
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